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In previous posts, I talked about some issues that potential partners should be discussing when it comes to the planning stages of entering into a partnership. Some of those things included making sure the partners are compatible and ensuring everyone has expressed their expectations, and......

Business partnerships can seem perfect at the get-go. But, what happens when someone wants to get out? One key topic I often advise on is having an exit strategy. When people go into business together it is almost always a peachy-keen-rose-colored-glasses atmosphere. Things are positive......

Over the past couple of weeks I helped a client avoid what could have been a potentially fatal or at least business-killing partnership. In the end, my client was able to trust her gut, avoid the worst aspects of the problem, and pay her way......

Innovation is a topic that comes up often with our clients. Clients express that they are  worried about their level of innovation and how they could possibly be more successful if they were to ignite a massive change. Most often, we hear about innovations that......

This week we are talking about sexual harassment in the workplace and how teams can transform the office culture to prevent and eliminate cases. Check out our last post on the topic here. Let’s pick up where we left off. Next, the company needs to......

I am getting ready to conduct a series of trainings for a client in sexual harassment law, how to avoid sexual harassment in the workplace, and how to manage an investigation should a complaint of sexual harassment be alleged. The first thing that I would......

If you’ve ever met Matt, you know that he is far from the norm when it comes to being a lawyer. He is down to earth, approachable, and always makes sure that his clients understand the legal concepts that are relative to their businesses. Looking......

This week we are talking about the issue of criminal background checks for employees. Do we perform criminal background checks on new employees and existing employees? If you missed part one of this post, you can read it here. Now the question is what should......

A while back I had a post on this blog about “ban the box,” which is a legislative effort being undertaken nationwide to eliminate the question on job applications related to criminal history. Check out that post here, but this post targets the issue of......